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The Triumph of Nationalism/The House Dividing
Topic: Culture of the Common ManTopic: Cult of DomesticityTopic: ReligionTopic: ExpansionTopic: America in 1850
America in 1850
Overview of Triumph of Nationalism
Resource Menu: America 1850
Text 1. John C. Calhoun
Text 2. Daniel Webster
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Text 3. William Henry Seward
Text 4. Henry Clay
Text 5. Henry David Thoreau
Text 6. Harriet Beecher Stowe
Text 7. Frederick Douglass

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2.  Daniel Webster, Speech to the United States Senate, March 7, 1850

Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster: Dartmouth's Favorite Son
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Full text of speech, from Furman University

Overview of Webster's Seventh of March speech, from the Library of Congress (scroll to the second event)

Biography of Webster, from

Overview of the Compromise of 1850, from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

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